Leveraging OSHA Fines

Leveraging OSHA Fines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration significantly increased their fines recently and it was a doozey. Here’s a list of increases – not to induce anxiety – but to help you get the funding you need for your safety initiatives:

Violation Type Old Maximum Penalty New Maximum Penalty
Serious Violation $7,000 per violation $12,471 per violation
Less-Than-Serious Violation $7,000 per violation $12,471 per violation
Posting Requirments Violation $7,000 per violation $12,471 per violation
Serious Violation $7,000 per violation $12,471 per violation
Failure to Abate $7,000 per day beyond the
abatement date
$12,471 per day beyond the
abatement date
Willful Violation $70,000 per violation $124,709 per violation
Repeated Violation $70,000 per violation $124,709 per violation

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